Nervilia petraea (Afzel. ex Sw.) Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Sierra Leone
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 251 - 252.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 166. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Nervilia petraea:

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Flora of Malawi: Nervilia petraea
Flora of Mozambique: Nervilia petraea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nervilia petraea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nervilia petraea
African Plant Database: Nervilia petraea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Nervilia petraea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Nervilia petraea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Nervilia petraea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Nervilia petraea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Nervilia petraea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Nervilia petraea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Nervilia petraea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nervilia petraea
Ispot Southern Africa: Nervilia petraea
JSTOR Plant Science: Nervilia petraea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Nervilia petraea
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Nervilia petraea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nervilia petraea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Nervilia petraea
Tropicos: Nervilia petraea

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Nervilia petraea., retrieved 25 April 2018

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